Your daughter has turned Sweet 16. Like many her age, a rite of passage is going to a concert or music festival with friends to enjoy the songs, atmosphere and just have some good clean fun.
You say: "Sweetie, your outfit is so cool and I know you'll have a good time. Stay close with your friends and don't worry. Lollapalooza...Grant Park... Chicago's music festival has some of the biggest names. The weekend is going to be a blast!"
A hug, a tender kiss on the forehead and off she goes like multitudes of teens today. Her 12-year-old sister cuddles her teddy bear, watching admiringly in the background and thinks to herself, "It won't be long till I can go with Sis. She promised to bring me back some of the band's "merch"- maybe a CD, hoodie or a poster." more >>
When Rachael Price starts to sing, her voice will sound very different because not many women sing in this tone nowadays. She is the lead vocalist for Lake Street Dive. Rachael wrote this song, "What I'm Doing Here," and performed it in one unedited take.
A different style of singing and a beautiful original song separates this from any other popular songs. This Tennessee native formed the band in 2004 after meeting her fellow musicians at the New England Conservatory Massachusetts.
Watch and listen to this amazing song written by Rachael: more >>
American Sign Language interpreter Tina Cleveland and her fiancé Paul Sirimarco were riding in the car together when they decided to have some fun. While on the road, Tina put on a classic song from the hit movie "Grease."
The song she played is "You're The One That I Want." Instead of just singing the song back and forth to one another, they add a surprising twist. They use sign language to sing to each other!
Check out this awesome video below: more >>
Lincoln Brewster is gearing up for the release of his 9th studio album "Oxygen," and in a recent interview, the celebrated worship artist opened up about how his wife's battle with cancer inspired his latest project.
It's been four years since the "Reaching For You" singer, 43, released an album and fans are anticipating the August 19th release of "Oxygen." Brewster recently shared that his wife Laura's battle with a rare form of cancer in her appendix inspired the album and also changed his relationship with God for the better.
"Well, it's been a while since I've done a worship album about four years (although I haven't just been lying around). It was just time to do another one and I feel like God gave me a renewed passion and vision for this next season of my life," Brewster told the Christian Post exclusively, adding that there were "a lot of things going on in church and a lot of things going on in my family, so I had a lot to draw from to write for this album." more >>
Believers throughout the English-speaking world were shocked and saddened to hear that Vicky Beeching, a greatly loved songwriter and worship leader, has announced that she is gay. How should we respond?
1. This should not be about your own feelings. When you sing to God words of worship and praise that someone else has written, it's easy to feel betrayed when that person lets you down. So it's understandable that some believers are asking, "How could she do this to us?"
The fact is that she didn't do this to you any more than she wrote worship songs for you. more >>
Australian megachurch Hillsong has influenced Christian worship far and wide, with its songs like "Mighty to Save" and "Awesome God" routinely belted out in churches around the world. The Pentecostal church's music ministry has proven so pivotal to modern Christian worship that its United brand is the subject of a new documentary and, along with Hillsong's other mainstays (UNITED and Young & Free), has racked up this year 10 GMA Dove Award nominations.
But what is behind 31-year-old Hillsong Church's singing success?
According to Autumn Hardman, whose role is Worship Oversight for Hillsong Church's Australian campuses, the secret of Hillsong's success is simple — keeping Jesus front and center. more >>